Cheap flights to Bakersfield, CA

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Can I fly to Bakersfield Meadows Field from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Bakersfield Meadows Field within the United States

Most visitors from USA need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Bakersfield Meadows Field.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Bakersfield Meadows Field.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering Bakersfield Meadows Field.

Can I fly back to USA from Bakersfield Meadows Field?

Returning to USA from Bakersfield Meadows Field

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Bakersfield Meadows Field must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Bakersfield Meadows Field are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Bakersfield?

The cheapest ticket to Bakersfield found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

























Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Bakersfield. Flying to Bakersfield in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Bakersfield?

Average Bakersfield flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month



$336 - $541



48.2 - 84.2 °F



0 - 1.2 inches

Which day is cheapest to fly to Bakersfield?

The cheapest flights to Bakersfield are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Bakersfield?

At the moment, flights at noon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Bakersfield trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

Located in Kern County, California, Bakersfield is a large US city with diverse opportunities for tourism and travel. Bakersfield is credited with being one of the fastest growing cities in the US, having grown by 400% in the past 40 years, and was recently awarded the “All-America City Award”. The surrounding area is home to the picturesque Sequoia National Forest, and the city itself, as well as the nearby suburbs, are full of quirky destinations, seasonal attractions, and shops. Whether traveling solo, as a couple or a family, there is plenty to experience in the city and the surrounding area. There are many museums available for the curious, such as the Kern County Museum, which paints a “Wild West” picture of the city’s earliest inhabitants. There is also the California Area Living Museum, which is a zoo full of many wild creatures, ranging from black bears, to wolves and bobcats. Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center in the central part of the city is where all the major entertainment and sporting events take place, from ice hockey to basketball. There is a large rural presence in the immediate area, with plenty of ranches, farmsteads, and race tracks where visitors can enjoy outdoor activities, such as horse riding, trail running, and the increasingly popular racing events – NASCAR.

Best Time to Fly to Bakersfield, CA

The Off-peak season, generally during the first and last months of the year, are ideal times to visit as the weather is a pleasant 62 degrees Fahrenheit on average, and is also when most of the local events take place. Bakersfield is home to plenty of seasonal festivals throughout the year, which of course visitors welcome to take part. During the spring season, from mid-March to mid-June, the city is home to California’s Scottish Games and Clan Gatherings, celebrating the local Scottish heritage. There is also the Kern County Fair during mid to late September.

The ideal times to travel are around the US vacation period when many people typically spend time with family, such as Thanksgiving (late November), the New Year period, and the Spring Break period between March and April.

Getting around Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield is a large transport hub in California, and visitors can enjoy easy rail, bus, and highway access. Three motorways cut through the city; State Routes 58, 99, and 178. Amtrak Railway Station can be found in the downtown and there are around 18 bus routes throughout the city operated by Golden Empire transit District. Guided tours, both on foot and by bus, are provided by the Bakersfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, and are the ideal way to experience an introduction to the area courtesy of trained guides. 

What airport do you fly into for flights to Bakersfield?

Most people fly into Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL) if they book a flight to Bakersfield. Meadows Field is conveniently located just 4.7 mi from Bakersfield’s city center.

Other local departures to Bakersfield from the United States